Simple Definition of likelihood
: the chance that something will happen
Full Definition of likelihood
: probability <a strong likelihood that he is correct — T. D. Anderson>
Examples of likelihood
There is a strong likelihood that he will be reelected.
<the weatherman on TV said that the likelihood of rain today was fairly high>
First Known Use of likelihood
Rhymes with likelihood
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